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Ed (1996)

Ed (1996)

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In this baseball comedy a potentially talented minor-league pitcher finds himself upstaged by the team's newest star player, a chimpanzee. The chimpanzee is actually played by two acrobats in a animatronic suit.

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Cast

Matt LeBlanc
as Jack Cooper
Bill Cobbs
as Tipton
Jay Caputo
as Ed Sullivan
Denise Cheshire
as Ed Sullivan
Patrick Kerr
as Kirby Woods
Charlie Schlatter
as Buddy Halsten
Carl Anthony Payne II
as Stats Jefferson
Philip Bruns
as Clarence
Curt Kaplan
as Randall `Zonk' Cszonka
Zacharias Ward
as Dusty Richards
Mike McGlone
as Oliver Barnett
Jim Caviezel
as Dizzy Anderson
Valente Rodriguez
as Jesus Rodriguez
Phillip Bruns
as Clarence
Sage Allen
as Cooper's Mother
Stan Ivar
as Cooper's Father
Rick Johnson
as Kurt `Crush' Bunyon
Leonard Kelly-Young
as Customer Joe
Troy Evans
as Bus Driver
Richard Gant
as Umpire at Sharks Game
Steve Eastin
as Shark's Manager
K.C. Corkery
as Little Boy at Banana Toss
Jaquita Green
as Little Girl
Ken Zavayna
as Peanut Man
Kevin M. Kraft
as Shortstop
Brad Hunt
as Carnie
Mark Cassella
as Security Guard
Joe Bucaro III
as Goon No. 1
Noon Orsatti
as Goon No. 2
John-Clay Scott
as Banana Truck Driver
Jessica Pennington
as Nurse Rosa Cays
Mitchell Ryan
as Abe Woods
Macka Foley
as Umpire at Championship Game
Michael Chieffo
as Dr. Joseph Middleton
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Critic Reviews for Ed

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (5)

Might tolerably amuse the under-10 crowd, but will prove borderline intolerable for everyone else.

March 26, 2009

It's forgettable matinee fodder.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Mr. LeBlanc ... is so blank that the only impression he makes is of having teeth that are very large and unnaturally white.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 1/5

The movie is breathtakingly unadventurous, with its cheesy story line, hackneyed ballpark-fable sentiments, "adorable" animal and collection of one-dimensional human nincompoops, headed by Matt LeBlanc

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Why Bill Couturie, who produced the affecting AIDS-quilt docu Common Threads, took on this howler is as mysterious as the theory of evolution. Why LeBlanc gave up hiatus for the role is as mysterious as Hollywood.

March 15, 1996 | Rating: D- | Full Review…

A buddy comedy with big groans, potty humor, and drinking.

January 24, 2013 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Ed

Ed is not a bad family movie. If you have little kids or are just really bored and are looking for a quick laugh this movie may do it for you. The lines are cheesy, the plot is even cheesier, and it's more then unrealistic. But it does deliver some funny parts as a man embraces a Chimpanzee as not only a teammate but as a new best friend.

Bobby Hobbs
Bobby Hobbs

Super Reviewer

½

Amazing entertaining comedy of a baseball-playing chimp who joins for the demoralised minor league team. More hilarious.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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